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DATA PROTECTION

Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your personal information very seriously and strictly adhere to data protection laws. This website only retrieves personal data to the extent technically required. In no instance will the retrieved data be sold or otherwise forwarded to third parties. The following privacy policy provides an overview of how we ensure this protection and what types of data are retrieved and to what ends.

PROCESSING OF DATA ON THIS WEBSITE

We automatically retrieve and store information that your browser sends to us in the server log files. This includes:

 

  • Browser type / version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL (the site visited before ours)
  • Host name of the computer used to visit the page (IP address)
  • Date and time of the server request

We are not able to associate these data with certain individuals. These data are not consolidated with other data sources. The data will be deleted after a statistical analysis.

COOKIES

We use cookies on some of our pages to make the visit to our page more attractive and to facilitate the usage of multiple functions. Cookies are small text files that your browser can store on your computer. These cookies are then deleted from your hard drive after the end of the browser session (session cookies). If you wish, you may also change your browser settings so that you are informed of the installation of cookies, can accept them on a case-by-case basis, or can exclusively accept or reject the installation of cookies. If you deactivate cookies, you may be unable to use some functions of our website.

NEWSLETTER

The data retrieved on the registration screen for our newsletter will solely be used by us to send our newsletter, in which we inform readers of all of our services. After registration we will send a confirmation e-mail containing a link that you must click to confirm your registration for our newsletter (double-opt-in). You may always unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking the link to unsubscribe. We will delete your data within six months after you unsubscribe.

REVOCATION OF CONSENT – DATA INFORMATION AND CHANGE REQUESTS

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the cost-free right to information regarding the information stored about you, as well as the right to rectification, blocking, or deletion thereof. Your data will then be deleted unless such is prevented by law. You may revoke the authorisation to use your personal data at any time. Information, deletion, and rectification requests regarding your data may be sent to our data protection officer at datenschutz@berlin2018.info.

EMPLOYMENT OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics employs so-called cookies - text files that are stored on your computer and which facilitate an analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your usage of this website (including your IP address, which is anonymised with the _anonymiseIp() method so that a connection cannot be matched to you) is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on the website activities for the page administrators, and to render other services associated with website and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if such is required by law or if said third parties are processing the information by order of Google. In no instance will Google associate your IP address with other Google data. You may prevent the installation of cookies via a corresponding setting in your browser, although please note that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website in their entirety. By using this webpage you agree to the processing of the information retrieved about you by Google in the above stated manner and for the above stated purpose. You may decline to have your data retrieved by Google Analytics in the future by installing a deactivation add-on for your browser.

EMPLOYMENT OF FACEBOOK SOCIAL PLUGINS

This website uses so-called social plug-ins of the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). When you pull up the above stated webpage, your browser makes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is directly transmitted from Facebook to your browser, and from there it is integrated into the website. These plug-ins are marked by the Facebook logo. Through the integration of the plug-ins Facebook receives the information that you have visited out website. If you are logged onto Facebook while visiting our website, Facebook may link your visit with your Facebook account. Please note that this information is already exchanged by visiting our website, regardless of whether you actively use the plug-ins. If you interact with the plug-ins. e.g. by pressing the "Like" button, the respective information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Please refer to Facebook's privacy policy for the purpose and extent of the retrieval of data and further processing and usage of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and cancellation possibilities in this regard for the protection of your privacy. If you would not like for Facebook to gather information on you via our website, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our page.

EMPLOYMENT OF TWITTER

Functions of the service Twitter are integrated into our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function "re-tweet", the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account and announced to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter in doing so. Please note that as the provider of the pages, we are unaware of the content of the data transmitted as well as the usage thereof by Twitter. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Twitter at twitter.com/privacy. You may change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.

LINKS TO INSTAGRAM

We refer to information, e.g. photos, videos, etc., on the website of Instagram (instagram.com) on some of our webpages. That is why there are links to the website of this service on our webpages, and vice versa. Please refer to the respective Instagram webpage for Instagram's privacy policy regulations (https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy).

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